Battle for eastern Ukraine intensifies as president-elect vows country will not become ‘another Somalia’

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, May 26, 2014 17:06 EDT
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Battle for key Ukraine airport as future leader vows ‘no Somalia’ (via AFP)

A fierce battle erupted Monday for control of the main airport in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, just hours after president-elect Petro Poroshenko vowed he would not let the country become another Somalia. Ukrainian fighter jets and combat helicopters…

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